An Overview of the Usangu Catchment, Ihefu Wetland, & Great Ruaha River Ecosystem Environmental disaster.

The aim of this document is to raise awareness of the issues that surround this environmental disaster and stimulate the political will and donor support to restore perennial flow to the river.  What went wrong when the Ruaha River dried up for the first time in living memory in 1993 with the situation deteriorating annually? Who is responsible for this? What should be done about it? The document is an attempt to answer these questions based on the research reports and published papers to date.